December 2018

 

** Please be aware that the diary is filling up quickly! If you would like to hire out our upstairs function room for your Christmas party or other events, please do so soon.**

We're looking forward to seeing you all!

Sunday 2nd

     - Frome Independent Market 10am-3pm. This is an award-winning destination street market. Once a month, the market people of Frome and the South West reclaim the town's streets and fill it with independent food, music, shopping and more! We may even have some spontaneous live Irish Folk music upstairs... they surprise us on market days by just turning up for a session from between 2pm and 6pm. Keep an ear out when walking past us - they're great fun and keep feet tapping all afternoon. 

Monday 3rd

     - Flower arranging workshop, Make a table setting, upstairs from 7pm. Join Craig from Hoi P'loy (an independent florist and interiors shop in Cheap Street in Frome) for a workshop where you can express your imagination and creativity through beautiful floral arrangements, such as a festive wreath, table decorations and others. Contact Craig at on 01373 473383 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more information and reserve your place. Also running on Thursday 6th December and Monday 10th December.

Wednesday 5th 

     - Frome Artist Cafe, upstairs from 7pm. The first Wednesday of every months always brings a collection of Frome's fantastic artistic minds to The Three Swans. To meet like-minded people in a relaxed and informal environment, chat about your artistic background and/or future, and network to find events to extend your passion for the arts. 

Thursday 6th 

     - Flower arranging workshop, Make a table wreath, upstairs from 7pm. Join Craig from Hoi P'loy (an independent florist and interiors shop in Cheap Street in Frome) for a workshop where you can express your imagination and creativity through beautiful floral arrangements, such as a festive wreath, table decorations and others. Contact Craig at on 01373 473383 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more information and reserve your place. Also running on Monday 10th December.

Monday 10th 

     - Flower arranging workshop, Make a door wreath, upstairs from 7pm. Join Craig from Hoi P'loy (an independent florist and interiors shop in Cheap Street in Frome) for a workshop where you can express your imagination and creativity through beautiful floral arrangements, such as a festive wreath, table decorations and others. Contact Craig at on 01373 473383 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more information and reserve your place.

Tuesday 11th

     - Life Drawing Class, upstairs 6pm-9pm. Consider yourself an artist? Why not come along and put pen or pencil to paper and create your masterpiece, whilst enjoying a glass of something and chatting to fellow artists. Please contact Anna for more information on 07539078030.

Thursday 13th 

     - The Three Swans Pub Quiz - Christmas Special, hosted by Mark, upstairs from 8pm. A traditional proper pub quiz, full of questions about the most random of subjects, this time with a festive theme to get us all in the spirit of things! Booking is advised as this is a very popular event.

Saturday 15th - Children welcome until 9pm.

     - St Catherine's Hill and Cheap Street Christmas Pop Up Event, 12 midday until 7pm. Two streets in the town packed full of independent shops are collaborating to provide you all with a day of Christmas fun, full of festive food, songs, and outfits! The Three Swans will be serving mulled wine and provides a warm and cozy space for those of you wanting to de-frost your toes and fingers and enjoy a beverage. We will also be hosting The Frome Street Bandits, who will be doing a walk through the town and ending with a pint in our pub (and hopefully another tune or two!) and also traditional carol singing from 8pm.

    - Pandan Christmas Pop-up Kitchen. Serving all day from 1pm, they're back to deliver some delicious food, this time with a festive twist. The upstairs function room will serve as a restaurant throughout the afternoon until 6pm, when it will be closed for a private function. 

Wednesday 19th

     - The Three Swans Pop Quiz - Christmas Special, hosted by Andy and Paul, upstairs from 8pm. A lively and fun quiz all about fabulous music. Booking is advised as this is a very popular event, and as a warning... they're a competitive bunch once they get going! This one will feature many of the festive classics to get us all in the spirit of things.

Thursday 20th

     - An evening with Graham Jones, author of 'The Vinyl Revival, and the shop that made it happen'. Hosted by Frome's very own Raves from the Grave independent vinyl store, expect an informative talk from Graham Jones as well as some live music as we celebrate the vinyl revival. From 7:30pm upstairs. Please see our Facebook Page Event for more details, and contact Richard from Raves from the Grave to purchase tickets.

Saturday 22nd

     - Fundraising evening for WHY (We Hear You) Cancer Charity, upstairs. Our barmy barmaid Ruth has decided to take on a Husky Trail in Lapland next March as part of her fantastic fundraising for We Hear You. She's going to be putting on a bit of a do upstairs at the pub , with fun party games and a raffle of sorts. Come along and throw some pennies in the pot to be a part of this great cause. 

Monday 24th - Christmas Eve

     - We will be open from midday today, all the way through until midnight to roll on the festivities!

Tuesday 25th - Christmas Day!

     - Merry Christmas to you all! We will be open today from 11am-3pm (last orders at 2pm). Please do come and join us, whether it be on the festive dog-walk of the day, or just whilst you're waiting for the turkey to be done. Come and enjoy a tipple and raise a glass to jolliest and merriest day of the year! 

     - Christmas Lunch Pop-up, serving at 1pm upstairs, courtesy of Acacia Cuisine. For £50 per person, you can enjoy a fabulous traditional Christmas lunch at The Three Swans this year! Please see our 'Food' Page on this website for the full menu and information on how to book, or alternatively, see our Facebook Page and the 'Christmas Lunch' event.

Wednesday 26th - Boxing Day

     - We will be closed today. To our staff: enjoy a day off, you fabulous bunch! To our customers: enjoy your continued festivities, and see you all soon!

Thursday 27th

     - 'Working Women' Meeting. Dawn leads another meeting for all of you independent ladies who are looking to network with other hard-working ladies in the wide world of business. Upstairs from 7pm.

Monday 31st - New Year's Eve

     - Today our timings are a little different. We will be open from 12 midday until 5pm (last orders at 4pm) and then we will re-open at 7pm to see in 2019. Our doors will be closed at 10pm, so if you would like to see the New Year in with us, please get here before then. Additionally, it does tend to be a busy night - if you plan to stay with us for the duration, it may be worth reserving a table in either of the downstairs bars/upstairs to ensure you have a place to perch should you need it. There is no charge for this, and is done on a first-come-first-serve basis. There will be music, booze, party hats, party poppers, and of course the countdown - what's not to love! Last orders will be at 00:30am, we will stop serving at 1am and our doors will close at 1:30am. We hope to see all of you lovely people here with us!

 

* Please note, these are only public bookings, some private ones may have been made for other dates. If you would like to check the availability of a certain date(s), please contact us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone us on 01373452009. Any dates/times of events are subject to change.

 

November 2018

** Please be aware that the diary is filling up quickly! If you would like to hire out our upstairs function room for your Christmas party or other events, please do so soon.**

We're looking forward to seeing you all!

Thursday 1st

      - Music networking with Sara Vian. Informal networking space for musician and all disciplines/venues associated with the music industry. This month features a special guest Richard Churchyard from Raves from the Grave (an independent record and vinyl store) who shall be very kindly sharing his knowledge on how the music business works. Upstairs from 7:30pm. 

Sunday 4th 

     - Frome Independent Market 10am-3pm. This is an award-winning destination street market. Once a month, the market people of Frome and the South West reclaim the town's streets and fill it with independent food, music, shopping and more!

     - Robert Lane, acoustic music from 7pm. Robert Lane is a singer/songwriter based in the UK. He released 'Only a Flight Away' on the 27th of April this year, and it's his third record following his self-titled album and his 2016 extended EP 'Ends and Starts'. We're very excited to have him playing a session upstairs and would love you all to come along and listen too. Tickets are £5 in advance and £10 on the door, please follow this link to buy yours now https://www.wegottickets.com/event/447131.

Wednesday 7th

     - Frome Artist Cafe, upstairs from 7pm. The first Wednesday of every months always brings a collection of Frome's fantastic artistic minds to The Three Swans. To meet like-minded people in a relaxed and informal environment, chat about your artistic background and/or future, and network to find events to extend your passion for the arts. 

Thursday 8th 

     - Leonardo's Bicycle, live music from 8pm upstairs. They're back and will be performing a selection of favourite covers from the 60's and 70's. It's an informal affair so feel free to drop in, treat yourself to a few drinks, and enjoy all your favourite songs from this lovely duo.

 Tuesday 13th 

     - 'Working Women' - a networking space for women at work, upstairs from 7pm with Dawn.

Wednesday 14th 

     - Life Drawing Class, upstairs. Consider yourself an artist? Why not come along to a life drawing class upstairs at The Three Swans? Grab a drink, and put pen or pencil to paper and create a masterpiece alongside like-minded people. Please contact us for more information.

Thursday 15th 

     - The Three Swans Pub Quiz, hosted by Mark, upstairs from 8pm. A traditional proper pub quiz, full of questions about the most random of subjects. Booking is advised as this is a very popular event.

Saturday 17th 

     - Songbotherer’s Music and Supper Club, upstairs at The Three Swans. From 7:30pm, come and enjoy a sumptuous three course supper followed by a concert of songs. To find out more details and reserve a ticket, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07809141575.

Thursday 22nd

     - SLOW Supper Club - mince pies and mulled wine, upstairs from 7:30pm. A chance to find out what these guys are all about, whilst meeting like-minded people over mulled wine and mince pies - what's not to love?! Check out the Facebook Page Event to find out more information and book a ticket through Eventbrite for only £4. Additional drinks will be available from the bar downstairs. 

Friday 23rd

     - Live music upstairs, with Eric Lindley and his 12-stringed guitar. Playing a variety of songs, from original pieces to well-known covers, Eric will keep the entire room entertained. Music starts at 7pm, and it's totally free! So wander up with a pint and have a listen. 

Saturday 24th 

     - Lino Printing Workshop with Sarah Biss, from 1pm. Proper arty and crafty fun to be had at these workshops. Please contact Sarah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more details, book your place, and create your masterpiece (and drink booze!) Also running on Thursday 3rd January and 7pm.

     - 'The Secret Notes' Live acoustic ukelele band, upstairs from 9pm. Completely free of charge and just a bit of fun!

Sunday 25th

     - Tropical Terrarium Workshop, with Loof Terrariums. Come along and make your own terrarium, with Robi from Loof Terrariums. If you would like to book tickets, please follow this link https://loofterrariums.com/workshops/. A relaxing 2 hour workshop, where you learn how to make your own terrarium and how to care for it once you've taken your own creation home.

Tuesday 27th 

     -The Badass Network - Christmas special! Women's Networking with Tanya. Come along and meet like-minded business women, from 8pm upstairs. Contact Tanya to book your place for this one https://www.facebook.com/thebadassnetwork/ 

Wednesday 28th

     - Live Jazz with The New Academic Feetwarmers. A very talented group of ladies and gentlemen playing live jazz music, upstairs from 8pm. It's absolutely free, so come along, grab a drink and tap your toes along to the traditional jazz of New Orleans. 

Friday 30th 

     - Frome's Christmas Extravaganza and Light Switch-On. Frome Town Council will be holding its annual Christmas event involving the switching on of the Christmas lights, carol singing, and festive food stall within the Market Place. In addition, there will be a lantern procession from St. John's Church to the Market Place and then on to the Library via the Westway precinct. The event will run from 5pm to 7:30pm, with the light switch on at 6:45pm. The Three Swans is situated on King Street and the road will be closed from 4pm to 9pm. Please check your route as other roads in the town will also be closed at these times.

     - Unplugged Acoustic Gig to raise money for 'Team Bones', a Bone Cancer Research Charity Group. Whether you're taking part in the performances or just want to sit and have a listen and donate a bit of money - every little will help this fantastic charity event. From 7:30pm upstairs at The Three Swans. If you wish to take part or would like some more information, please find the event on our Facebook page and contact Team Bones. 

*Please note, these are only public bookings, some private ones may have been made for other dates. If you would like to check the availability of a certain date(s), please contact us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone us on 01373452009. Any dates/times of events are subject to change.